Brightwaters, New South Wales

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New South Wales
Population903 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density820/km2 (2,130/sq mi)
Area1.1 km2 (0.4 sq mi)
Location6 km (4 mi) E of Morisset
LGA(s)City of Lake Macquarie
State electorate(s)Lake Macquarie
Federal Division(s)Charlton
Suburbs around Brightwaters:
Bonnells Bay Bonnells Bay Yarrawonga Park
Bonnells Bay Brightwaters Mirrabooka
Windermere Park Lake Macquarie

Brightwaters is a suburb of the City of Lake Macquarie in New South Wales, Australia on a peninsula east of the town of Morisset on the western shore of Lake Macquarie.


Early industries were tinned fish and sugar cane. A sugar cane mill was built, but it was destroyed by a bushfire in 1875. A post office was opened in 1963 and closed in 1979.


In the 2016 Census, there were 903 people in Brightwaters. 84.1% of people were born in Australia and 93.0% of people spoke only English at home. The most common responses for religion in Brightwaters were No Religion 24.9%, Catholic 24.1% and Anglican 19.8%.[1]


  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "State Suburbs: Brightwaters". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 3 September 2018. Edit this at Wikidata CC-BY icon.svg Material was copied from this source, which is available under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

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Coordinates: 33°05′53″S 151°32′06″E / 33.098°S 151.535°E / -33.098; 151.535